A top scientist at USDA, a Monsanto executive and other experts agreed Monday that improving on existing biotechnology and developing new agriculture practices are vital to meeting increased global food demand by mid-century but they didn t say it ll be easy.
USDA officials fielded tough questions from a philosophically split House Ag Appropriations panel Wednesday on the president s new summer feeding program, which is projected to cost billions of dollars, and drug testing for recipients of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (S
A group that represents convenience stores and gas stations is up in arms over newly proposed requirements on retail food stores that accept Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits as payment.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 22, 2016 The United States and Canada have agreed to develop plans that would reduce the amount of phosphorous pollution entering Lake Erie by 40 percent, based on 2008 loading levels.
The United States is in dire need of a robust vaccination bank if it wants to protect the nation@s multibillion dollar livestock industry from the ravages of a highly contagious and difficult-to-control virus: Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD). At least that@s what lives
WASHINGTON, Feb. 12, 2016 P USDA announced Friday it will award $220 million to 84 Regional Conservation Partnership Projects (RCPPs) this year to help communities improve water quality, wildlife habitat and soil.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 10, 2016 - USDA will temporarily allow Michigan to use its WIC funds to test about 3,800 WIC participants who may have been exposed to lead during the ongoing drinking water crisis in Flint.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 10, 2016 The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee met Wednesday to review the status of the countrys ailing water infrastructure system and to plan its response another Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) that panel member